A potentially disastrous fire in Brighouse was averted thanks to an alert resident. On his way back from the supermarket, Paul Sharp noticed smoke seeping out of a building that housed businesses and his flat on the corner of Commercial Street and Church Lane.
Third seed Scott Waites eased through to the BDO World Darts Championships semi-finals with a comfortable victory over Paul Jennings at Frimley Green.
Leeds have won the race to sign England Under-21 international Ross Barkley on loan from Everton.
Windhill are looking to recruit more under-17s players for their return to the Bradford Junior League after a number of years’ absence.
Injured former world champion Gary Havelock will hopefully be a guest at the World Speedway Riders’ Association northern dinner at the Rock Inn, Holywell Green, near Halifax on Saturday, February 2 (7.30pm).
Phil Parkinson has turned down the chance to talk to Blackpool about their managerial vacancy.
White Eagles make a quick return to West Riding County FA Cup action as Bradford Sunday Alliance League clubs face a mixture of domestic and knockout action this weekend.
Boss John Deacey has paid tribute to crowd favourite Tom Greaves following his departure to FC United of Manchester.
Yorkshire believe hosting music concerts at Headingley could bring them in as much as £500,000 per year.
Perverted predator Jimmy Savile sexually assaulted a victim at High Royds Psychiatric Hospital in 1989 – a year after these exclusive pictures were taken of the disgraced DJ at the Menston institution’s centenary celebrations.
The Jessops camera shop in Bradford city centre is set to close along with all of the stores in the stricken camera chain, administrators have announced.
Whetley Lane take on Sutton United in their final West Riding Vets Cup group game on Monday knowing they have already qualified for the quarter-final stage.
Bradford Dragons will go into this weekend’s double header ready for the challenge as they face Bristol Academy Flyers tomorrow and Hemel Storm on Saturday.
New Eccleshill United head coach Bobby Davison admits his squad remains very much a work in progress, despite an impressive midweek victory.
A man was trapped in his car after it collided with a van in Idle today.
The Craven Development Group are arranging a coaching course for elite under-13 cricketers at Ermysted’s School in Skipton a week on Friday (6.00-7.30pm).
Rochdale fans have apologised to City for chanting “is there a fire drill” during the recent win at Valley Parade.
Quest Taekwondo member Jacob Barnett has been called into the GB Junior Development Team.
Albion boss Kulwinder Sandhu feels this month is a critical one for the club and hopes his side get the opportunity to build up a head of steam.
Bradford City are finding themselves thwarted by the weather in their bid to secure promotion from the Northern Women’s Combination.
New developments are underway at the former Beales Department store in Skipton.
The death of a 77-year-old Yeadon man last summer was due to natural causes, an inquest found.
Ilkley’s branch of Booths supermarket contributed to record figures for the company over the festive period. The family-owned regional food and drink retailer noted a total sales increase of 5.61 per cent.
TEXAS CHAINSAW 3D (18, 92 mins) ** Starring Alexandra Daddario, Tremaine ‘Trey Songz’ Neverson, Tania Raymonde, Keram Malicki-Sanchez, Shaun Sipos, Dan Yeager. Director: John Luessenhop
Leeds Bradford Airport is asking for permission to keep running a temporary check-in and arrival lounge for a further three years.
Bradford’s own blues guitarist John Verity has proved he’s still got what it takes by beating Joe Bonamassa in a public vote for the Best Blues Performance of 2012.
Schools in Bradford are being offered their last chance to sign up for a charity record breaker for the most young people signing and singing a song simultaneously.
Bradford College has been honoured for its “excellence and commitment” to its international work.
Outline plans to give Shipley a major make-over, including a parkland cycle route linking the town to Bradford, have been warmly welcomed by residents and traders.
A 240-year-old aqueduct on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal near Bingley will host its first open day as repairs are made to the grade II-listed structure as part of the Canal & River Trust’s annual waterway maintenance programme.
A great-grandfather is trying to trace former work colleagues who might be able to shed light on the use of asbestos at a dairy.
Two cannabis farms have been discovered in Keighley thanks to help from the public.
Four people who were being questioned in custody about a shooting in Bradford have been released on bail.
A car knocked over a lamp-post after the elderly driver apparently suffered a mini-stroke at the wheel.
Two police officers chased and arrested a man wanted for twice breaching an anti-social behaviour order on Wednesday when the suspect was spotted on Leeds Road in Bradford.
Although the name Southern Tenant Folk Union has an American ring to it, this seven-piece acoustic band only owes part of its folk/blue grass music to the United States.
Childcare is in danger across Bradford and other areas of West Yorkshire because of savage cuts to training, Labour claimed yesterday – ahead of a key Government announcement.
Bingley Little Theatre kicks off its new season with a production of JB Priestley’s Dangerous Corner.
GANGSTER SQUAD (15, 113 mins) H*** Starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, Emma Stone, Nick Nolte, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi, Robert Patrick, Michael Pena. Director: Ruben Fleischer
LES MISERABLES (12A, 114 mins) **** Starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks, Aaron Tveit, Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen, Isabelle Allen, Daniel Huttlestone. Director: Tom Hooper
Before his death in a tour bus accident in 1995, former Smokie frontman Alan Barton had been working on material for his second solo album, which wasn’t completed.
Richard Tyrone Jones was a healthy regular gym user approaching his 30th birthday when he got an unexpected present: heart failure.
Keighley Amateurs are kicking off their centenary year with a fun-filled family show.
Work on the long-awaited Nab Wood traffic calming scheme begins on Sunday and is set to disrupt traffic for six weekends to come.
Oscar-winning screenwriter Simon Beaufoy will be leading a masterclass as part of this year’s Bradford International Film Festival.
Proposals to salvage a community emergency service from the planned closure of Haworth Fire Station have received public backing.